The following 2018 LADCC special award recipients were honored at the Los Angeles Drama Critic Circle 50th Anniversary Celebration on Monday, April 8, 2019 at Pasadena Playhouse:
The THEATER ANGEL AWARD for distinguished service to Los Angeles Theater: Yvonne Bell.
The GORDON DAVIDSON Award for distinguished contribution to the Los Angeles theatrical community: Native Voices at the Autry.
The MARGARET HARFORD Award for sustained excellence: Sacred Fools Theater Company.
The POLLY WARFIELD Award for an excellent season in a small to mid-size theatre: Echo Theater Company.
The JOEL HIRSCHHORN Award for distinguished achievement in musical theatre: McCoy Rigby Entertainment & La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.
The TED SCHMITT Award for the world premiere of an outstanding new play: Lauren Yee for Cambodian Rock Band, originally produced by South Coast Repertory.
The MILTON KATSELAS Award for distinguished achievement in direction: Cameron Watson.
The KINETIC LIGHTING Award for distinguished achievement in theatrical design: Robert Oriol, Sound Designer.